Year 1529 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 15 Second Diet of Speyer convenes, condemns and attempts to reverse 1526 Diet of Speyers relaxation of ban on Luther's teachings); official protest to attempted reversal on 25 April creates the term "Protestantism"
  • Apr 22 Treaty of Saragosa: Spain and Portugal divide eastern hemisphere
  • May 6 Battle at Gogra: Mughal Emperor Babur beats Afghans and Bengals
  • May 27 30 Jews of Posing, Hungary, charged with blood ritual, burned at stake
  • Jun 9 Zurich declares war on Catholic kantons
  • Jun 21 Battle of Landriano: Imperial-Spanish forces under Don Antonio de Leyva, Duke of Terranova, beat a French army under Francis de Bourbon, Comte de St. Pol
  • Jun 21 Queen Catherine Of England [Catherine of Aragon] speaks against her marriage's annulment at the Blackfriars Legatine Court
  • Jun 24 Zürich and Catholic cantons sign Peace of Kappel
  • Jun 29 Emperor Karel V & Pope Clemens VII sign Treaty of Barcelona
  • Jul 6 Conquistador Hernán Cortés granted lands and title of Marquisate of the Oaxaca Valley by Spanish King Charles V [1]
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Historical Figures Born in 1529

  • Apr 3 Michael Neander, German mathematician and astronomer, born in Joachimsthal, Bohemia (d. 1581)
  • Jun 7 Étienne Pasquier, French lawyer and man of letters, born in Paris (d. 1615)
  • Jun 14 Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria, Governor of Bohemia, born in Linz (d. 1595)
  • Sep 1 Taddeo Zuccari, Italian painter

Historical Figures Who Died in 1529

  • Jan 7 Peter Vischer, the Old, German count of Sebaldus, dies
  • Feb 2 Baldassare Castiglione, Italian diplomat and author, dies at 50
  • Apr 16 Louis de Berquin, French humanist, reformer and heretic, burned at stake
  • Apr 19 John Cuspinianus [Spiessheimer], German physician, dies at about 55
  • Jun 21 John Skelton, English poet, dies at about 69

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